Photograph: Wesley R Elsberry, http://wesley-fine-art.bwng.us
A small bird perched in a tree, from ‘Ajā’ib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharā’ib al-mawjūdāt (Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing) by Zakarīyā’ ibn Muḥammad al-Qazwīnī. The copy was made in 1537, probably in western India. Neither the copyist nor illustrator is named. MS P 1, fol 164a. from Islamic Medical Manuscripts at the National Library of Medicine.
Clarence S. Darrow interrogating William Jennings Bryan, Scopes trial, Dayton, Tennessee, July 20, 1925.
Photograph: William Silverman. Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution, Acc. 10-042, William Silverman Photographs, 1925.
joy at discovering rare and exotic creatures in the Malay Archipelago. © 2014 Peter Von Sholly
© Verisimilus 2008. Use permitted under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. From Wikimedia.
Copyright Benoît Leblanc 2013.
Photograph: Steven Newton.
From bottom to top: Eusthenopteron, Panderichthys, Tiktaalik, Acanthostega, Ichthyostega, Pederpes.
Illustration: Maija Karala.
Source: Ernst Haeckel, Report on the Radiolaria collected by HMS
Challenger, Report of the Scientific Results of the Exploring Voyage of
HMS Challenger during the years 1873–1876, vol 18, pt 3, plate 99.
Edinburgh: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1887.